Applied Ethics in Conflict Resolution

  • 05 Feb 2013
  • 07 Feb 2013
  • UPEI, Charlottetown, PEI

Course Name: Applied Ethics in Conflict Resolution

Location: Charlottetown, PE

Dates: February 5, 6 & 7, 2013

This core course examines the role of the conflict resolver in the light of ethical theories and principles as well as professional codes needed to guide practitioner conduct. While the applied ethics of mediation is the instructional focus, implications are drawn for other forms of dispute resolution including negotiation and facilitation.

Who should attend

Persons involved in any aspect of conflict resolution practice. This course is required for the 210 hour Certificate Program at UPEI.

What you will learn:

•·         The links between ethics and conflict resolution

•·         Mediator goals, neutrality and the principle of client self-determination

•·         When and how ethical issues arise in conflict resolution

•·         Codes of professional ethics, uses and limits

•·         Trust, integrity and respect of persons

•·         Applied philosophical approaches to ethical decision-making

•·         Ethical trouble-shooting in conflict resolution practice

Interactive exercises and cases will be used to learn the theories and how to apply them.


Essentials of Conflict Resolution (or Introduction to Interest-Based Conflict Resolution) and two other courses.


Verner Smitheram

Credit hours

21 hours credit in the Certificate in Conflict Resolution Studies

Course fee

$769/$749.  Participants enrolled in the Certficate in Conflict Resolution Studies are eligible for the reduced course fee.

Approved July 2006 for 3.5 credits by the Canadian Counselling Association.

To register, visit

ADR Atlantic Institute

Box 123,  Halifax, NS

B3J 2M4


(ADR Atlantic operates a VIRTUAL OFFICE and does not use a telephone line -- email is the primary communications tool)

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